Pouring Over Pages

by Maritza Lacayo and Alexa Ferra

“Pouring Over Pages” is a podcast of words and wine. Hosted by wine blogger Alexa Ferra and book aficionado Maritza Lacayo, the dynamic duo gets lit on literature while diving into pop culture, wine, and current events. Follow our Instagram, subscribe to our newsletter, and check out our merch: flowcode.page/pouringoverpagespodcast

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • From the Page to the Screen: Leave the World Behind

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    From the Page to the Screen: Leave the World Behind

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    Remember episode five featuring “Leave the World Behind” by Rumaan Alam? Get ready for our take on the movie adaptation. Available on Netflix, this thriller is directed by Sam Esmail and is produced by the Obamas (you know how we love Michelle). Featuring film stars Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali, Ethan Hawke, Myha'la, and Kevin Bacon, this movie follows a family vacation on Long Island that is interrupted by two strangers bearing news of a blackout. As the threat grows, both families must decide how best to survive the potential crisis, all while grappling with their own place in this collapsing world. Don’t miss our thoughts on the actors, revised storyline, and more!

  • From the Page to the Screen: Red, White, & Royal Blue

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    From the Page to the Screen: Red, White, & Royal Blue

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    Remember episode four featuring “Red, White, & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston? Get ready for our take on the movie adaptation. Available on Amazon, this romantic comedy is directed by Matthew López and depicts a developing love affair between the son of the president of the United States (Taylor Zakhar Perez) and a British prince (Nicholas Galitzine). Clifton Collins Jr., Sarah Shahi, Rachel Hilson, Stephen Fry, and Uma Thurman appear in supporting roles. Don’t miss our thoughts on the actors, revised storyline, and more!

  • Popping Off the Page with Maiah Johnson Dunn and Adrian Prieto of the Finger Lakes

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    Popping Off the Page with Maiah Johnson Dunn and Adrian Prieto of the Finger Lakes

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    During our stay at Glen Hollow in the Finger Lakes, we met many knowledgeable and inspirational people in the wine scene. One afternoon, we took a moment to speak with Maiah Johnson Dunn, of New York Kitchen, and Adrian Prieto, of Hosmer Winery, to discuss the Finger Lakes wine scene, diversity and inclusion, and more.

  • Popping Off the Page with Chris and Lisa from Glen Hollow

    Popping Off the Page with Chris and Lisa from Glen Hollow

    This summer, we spent some time in upstate New York in the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes are a group of 11 long, narrow, roughly north–south lakes located directly south of Lake Ontario in an area called the Finger Lakes region in New York, in the United States.A pre-Prohibition wine region, the first vines were planted in Hammondsport, New York in 1829. By 1900, more than 50 wineries were established along the lakes. The Finger Lakes AVA was established in 1982 and boasts two sub-AVAs, the Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake AVAs, both established in 1988. Today, the region is home to almost 150 wineries and 11,000 acres of vineyards and produces about 54,600 tons of grapes.In addition to wine, the Finger Lakes boasts a strong history, including Seneca Falls, the birthplace of the women’s rights movement in America (and you know we’re all about that). We stayed at Glen Hollow and learned about all the local history and wine. Hosts Chris and Lisa were so gracious, and showed us all around the beautiful region. Tune in to learn more about what Glen Hollow, and the region, has to offer.

  • "The Paris Apartment" by Lucy Foley Paired with Chateau d'Arsac Margaux

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    "The Paris Apartment" by Lucy Foley Paired with Chateau d'Arsac Margaux

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    For our spooky season episode, we head to Paris for this suspenseful, unique, and unpredictable thriller! In "The Paris Apartment," Jess, our main character, travels to Paris to visit her brother Ben. When she arrives, Ben is nowhere to be found, he’s left no note, and his neighbors are all extremely suspicious. Jess decides to take matters into her own hands and find Ben herself. Guaranteed to keep you turning pages, the twists in this story will keep you guessing! Since Alexa just came back from Bordeaux, France on a Clink Different wine trip, We paired this book with Chateau d'Arsac Margaux 2019. P.S. Lot's of spoilers in this episode!